Title: History Is Made at Night Summary: A wealthy divorcée falls for a charming Parisian, but her insanely jealous ex-husband will do anything to get her back. Directed by: Frank Borzage Actors: Charles Boyer, Jean Arthur, Leo Carrillo Production Company: Walter Wanger Productions Release Date: 5 March 1937 (USA) Aspect Ratio: 1.37 : 1
The obsessive and jealous shipowner Bruce Vail does not accept the divorce his wife Irene Vail achieved in London, and he hires his driver Michael Browsky to forge adultery with Irene in Paris to make the decree null. However, she is rescued by the headwaiter Paul Dumond, who punches Michael and locks Bruce and his private eyes in a locker, and they spend a wonderful night together in the restaurant Chateau Bleu, where Paul and his best friend Chef Cesare work, and they fall in love for each other. Meanwhile, Bruce kills Michael and blackmails Irene, blaming Paul and forcing her to return with him to New York. But Paul does not give up on Irene, and moves to New York with Cesare trying to find her love.